Package rpmdevtools

RPM Development Tools

This package contains scripts and (X)Emacs support files to aid in
development of RPM packages.
rpmdev-setuptree    Create RPM build tree within user's home directory
rpmdev-diff         Diff contents of two archives
rpmdev-newspec      Creates new .spec from template
rpmdev-rmdevelrpms  Find (and optionally remove) "development" RPMs
rpmdev-checksig     Check package signatures using alternate RPM keyring
rpminfo             Print information about executables and libraries
rpmdev-md5/sha*     Display checksums of all files in an archive file
rpmdev-vercmp       RPM version comparison checker
spectool            Expand and download sources and patches in specfiles
rpmdev-wipetree     Erase all files within dirs created by rpmdev-setuptree
rpmdev-extract      Extract various archives, "tar xvf" style
rpmdev-bumpspec     Bump revision in specfile
...and many more.
General Commands (Section 1)
rpmargs executes a command against each RPM package given on the command line. Extra word splitting is performed on the command. Each FILE is treated as RPM...
rpmdev-bumpspec bumps release tags in specfiles.
rpmdev-diff diffs contents of two archives. See rpmdev-extract(1) for information about supported archive types.
rpmdev-extract extracts various archives in "tar xvf" style. Depending on availability of external (un)archiver programs, the following archive types are...
rpmdev-newinit generates new init script from a template
rpmdev-newspec generates new rpm .spec files from templates.
manual page for rpmdev-packager version 1.3
rpmelfsym produces three-column output: file name, symbol type, and symbol name, as determined by nm(1). Only dynamically linked executable files and shared...
rpmfile produces three-column output: file name, file mode (octal), and file type, as determined by file(1). When processing a directory, an additional column...
rpmpeek unpacks RPM contents into a temporary directory and executes a command under that directory. The directory is purged upon exit.
rpmsodiff [-h] libname-v1-alt1.i586.rpm libname-v2-alt2.i586.rpm
rpmsoname produces two-column output (typically one line per each soname). Column one contains file path; column two contains corresponding soname. When...
Spectool is a tool to expand and download sources and patches from specfiles. If you experience problems with specific specfiles, try to runrpmbuild --nobuild...
System Administration (Section 8)
rpmdev-rmdevelrpms is a script for finding and optionally removing "development" packages, for example for cleanup purposes before starting to build a new...